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23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / i. Absolute virtues

[virtues that have no compromise or mean]

4 ideas
One must avoid even speaking of evil deeds [Democritus]
There is no right time or place or way or person for the committing of adultery; it is just wrong [Aristotle]
Egoism is the only evil, love the only good; genuine love produces all the other virtues [Feuerbach]
According to virtue ethics, two agents may respond differently, and yet both be right [Hursthouse]